The NewsGuild of Greater Philadelphia

Who governs these benefits?

A Board of four Trustees appointed jointly by the NewsGuild of Greater Philadelphia (TNG-CWA Local 38010) and The Philadelphia Inquirer, LLC under provisions of the federal Taft-Hartley Act. The two Union Trustees are officers of the NewsGuild of Greater Philadelphia: Diane Mastrull,President; and Bill Ross, Guild Executive Director. The two Company Trustees are executives of Philadelphia Media Network; Vice President of Human Resources, Laura Kauffman, and Barbara Sadler, Finance Vice President.

The Taft-Hartley Act requires that these trustees act in the interests of the members who benefit from the fund and, when acting as trustees, keep this work separate from other issues and negotiations between the union and the company.

Who is the Benefit Administrator hired by the trustees?

Teamsters Local 830 Health and Welfare Fund

Where can I get answers to benefit questions?

Phone or fax


Or email your question or a description of your concern to,

Aggie Breen

Who is my Dental coverage provider?

Please call the Fund office


What is my Vision Coverage?

Coverage includes one eye exam every 2 years. Please call the Fund Office. 215-969-1012

What Health Insurance Programs are Available?

Member Services 215-969-1012 they can answer all plan related questions.

Do we have Short Term Disability (LTD) insurance
Yes, please call the fund office.

Life Insurance You are entitled to $20,000 as an active member.

PENSION- Severance/ Annuity benefits

Benefit Processing Inc.
20 Brace Road Suite 114
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Patrick O’Hara, Administrator